Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle & The Kelpies

1 Day Tour Departing From Edinburgh

Price from $85.00 USD

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1 Day

Free Audio Guides

24 Hour Cancellation

A splendid introduction to Scotland. This tour fuses the remarkable beauty of Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park with the majestic sight of The Kelpies and the savage history of Stirling Castle. On this trip there is plenty of time to examine amazing architecture and ponder over breath-taking natural and man-made wonders while immersing yourself in myths, legends and stories.


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Where does the tour depart from?

Your Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle & The Kelpies tour departs from Edinburgh city centre. For departure details and pick-up location, visit our Departure Info page.

How long is the tour?

In total, your Loch Lomond tour from Edinburgh spans approximately 9 hours*. With a perfect balance between driving and time spent off the coach, you will have ample time in Stirling, plenty photo opportunities, and the chance to take a leisurely woodland walk with stunning views of Ben Lomond.

*Length of tour may vary depending on traffic and weather conditions.

What are the Kelpies?

The Kelpies are colossal horse-head sculptures located in the Scottish town of Falkirk. Standing at 30 meters tall, they are a tribute to the horse-powered heritage of Scotland. The Loch Lomond, Stirling Castle & The Kelpies tour offers you the opportunity to get up close and experience the Kelpies first-hand - after all, who can resist a selfie with two gigantic horse heads?

Are there any additional fees for visiting the Kelpies on tour?

No, visiting the Kelpies on your tour is completely free of charge. You will have the chance to experience these impressive sculptures up close and learn about their cultural and artistic significance.

How much time do I have in Stirling?

During your tour, you will have approximately 2 hours of free time to explore the city of Stirling at your own pace. For those interested in delving deeper into Scotland's rich history, we offer the option to reserve a ticket to Stirling Castle at the time of booking, allowing you to make the most of your visit.

Apart from Stirling Castle, there are several other activities worth considering in Stirling. You might want to explore the Old Town, stroll through the beautiful King's Park, or visit the Church of the Holy Rude, which boasts its own fascinating history.

Are there toilet facilities on the coach?

While our coaches don't offer onboard toilets, rest assured that our itineraries include regular comfort stops, allowing frequent access to restroom facilities.

Are your tours accessible?

Our guides are unable to assist with wheelchairs or provide physical assistance during boarding or disembarking from the coach. Passengers should be capable of boarding and disembarking independently using the access stairs or with the help of a traveling companion. Foldable wheelchairs can be stored in our onboard luggage storage during travel.

Please note that some stops on our tours may involve rough terrain or only be accessible by steps.

It's important to be aware that your accommodation may have limited accessibility for wheelchair users. More info can be found on our Accessibility page.

Can I purchase snacks or souvenirs at the stops along the way?

Yes! Our routes include stops where you can grab a snack or recharge with a drink. Occasionally, we pause at shops offering local souvenirs as well. For precise details about timing and stops, don't hesitate to inquire with your guide.

Where can I get a more detailed itinerary?

Although our tours follow a structured plan with key stops, part of the excitement comes from unexpected surprises! We refrain from providing additional details beyond what's outlined here, as factors like weather, traffic, and the preferences of our driver guides may lead to slight deviations. Trust that your journey through Scotland will be unlike any other!

What if I need to cancel my tour?

If you need to cancel your tour, you will need to inform us in writing by sending an email to info@highlandexplorertours.com. You can find our cancellation and refunds policy in section 3 in our Terms and Conditions.

I have more questions. How can you help?

Feel free to visit our general Frequently Asked Questions page for answers to common queries, or reach out to us directly via our Contact Us page.